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Latvian Braid Folk Hat

Don’t be afraid to knit with multiple colors!

Knitting with more than one color can be very intimidating, but it’s not a difficult as you might think. Keeping your colors organized and finding a way to hold your yarns is key to working with multiple colors. Once you adopt the technique that will be taught in this class you will be very comfortable tackling projects. The Latvian Braid will be taught and this Latvian Braid Folk Hat is such a fun way to learn reading a chart and using this technique. Some knitting experience is needed. Students should know to cast on as well as the knit and purl stitches. A pattern and graphs to follow will be provided to create a one of a kind hat that will be proud to wear. Each student will need to bring two colors of worsted weight yarn that they would like to use in their hat (additional colors will be available for incorporating into your design). Also needed is a size 5 24” circular needle and one set of size 5 double pointed needles.

Class Date: Sunday, March 10 10:00-2:00 (8 spots)

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Fee: $65

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Inkle Weaving

Weaving on an inkle loom is a great beginning to weaving. Choosing colors and warping the loom are the first steps. Then students will weave a strap that can be turned into a belt, yoga strap or guitar strap. The cost of the class includes the 3/2 cotton needed, the use of an inkle loom and the instruction needed to complete a strap.

Class date: Thursday, February 28 5:00-8:00 (1 spot)

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Cost: $75

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Design and Weave Your Own Bracelet

This is a fun class for a Girls Night Out! Students will weave a fun cotton bracelet in colors and beads of their choice. All materials and instruction is included in the cost of the class and everyone will leave with a beautiful bracelet they will be proud to wear or gift. Once the technique is learned the possibilities are endless in the designs you can create.

Date: Thursday, February 21, 6-8 (6 spots)

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers

Fee: $50.00

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“Here Comes Peter Cotton Tail” Needlefelting

A “Mommy and Me” fun afternoon needlefelting an Easter garland. Each pair will be provided with all the materials and instruction needed to make a beautiful garland to decorate for Easter and Spring. It doesn’t have to be just “Mommy and Me”. It can be “Nanna, Auntie, Daddy, Cousin… and Me.” Because we’ll be working with very pointy needles, each child must be 5 years or older and supervised by an adult at all times. After the beautiful one of a kind garlands are completed we will all enjoy some cookies and punch.

Class Dates: Sunday, March 31 1:00-3:30 (6 Couples)

Sunday, April 7 1:00-3:30 (6 Couples)

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Cost: $45 a couple

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Hounds Tooth Scarf

Who doesn’t love a Hounds Tooth Scarf?! In this class, students will use a pre-warped rigid heddle loom to weave a lovely scarf out of lovely yarn. In this 4 hour workshop each student will receive a pre-warped loom to work on, all the yarn necessary and instruction to weave a Hounds Tooth Scarf they’ll be proud to wear and show off!

Class Date: Thursday, February 21 9:00-1:00

Thursday, March 14, 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

Cost: $90.00 (4 spots)

Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving

This two meeting workshop is a great introduction to simple weaving techniques. Students will begin with deciding on a project. The parts of the loom will be discussed and the loom will be warped using the direct warp method. Finally weaving will begin and each student will weave and complete a project of their choice...a shawl, dish towel, table runner or a scarf. Included in the cost of the class is all materials needed, the use of a rigid heddle loom and all instruction needed to complete a project each student will be proud of.

Class dates:

Monday, February 18 and February 25 from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM

Monday, March 18 and March 25 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

(this is a two morning workshop) (4 spots)

Location: 264 Center St., Danvers, MA

$130

Spinning

Discover the joy of creating your own yarn. Learn the basics of spinning and plying your yarn. Instruction is individualized, one-on-one, and hours are flexible. At the end of a 3 hour session you will be well on your way to creating your own yarn. The class fee included the use of a wheel, fiber for spinning and instruction needed to spin yarn.

Spinning wheels are available for rental to practice at home.

Drop Spindle classes are also available.

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

$65

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Enhanced weaving with hand spun yarn

Enter the world of weaving by creating your own hand woven shawl using a variety of commercially spun yarns and enhancing with Meraki hand spun yarns. Students will be taught the working of the rigid heddle loom and weave on a pre-warped loom. The cost of the class included the use of a rigid heddle loom, all fiber needed to finish the project and all instruction need to complete the project. At the end of the class each student will have created a shawl/scarf that they will be able to wear or gift with pride.

Class Dates: Monday, March 4, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

$90

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A Taste of Weaving

Have you always wanted to try weaving but are reluctant to invest in a loom before you know if you really like the craft?  This is the class for you!!  There is a four harness floor loom warped and waiting for you to come and give it a try. You will use a loom for the day and create a one of a kind item you will be proud to display in your home.

Class Date: Thursday, February 28 10:00-4:00 (1 spot)

Friday, March 15, 9:00AM - 4:00PM (1 spot)

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

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Learn To Knit

Winter’s here and that means more time spent indoors. How about learning how to knit! Students will learn how to cast on and knit a cowl on a circular needles. The knitting will continue on at home and then when each students is done they will come back to bind off and finish their cowl. You’ll be amazed how easy knitting actually is!!!

No Experience Needed.

Class Date: Thursday, February 14, 9:30-11:30 AM (6 spots)

Monday, March 11, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (6 spots)

Location: 264 Centre St., Danvers, MA

$30 plus cost of materials which will be available for purchase at the class.

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Painting With Wool

Explore the beautiful art of wool painting!! By needle felting wool and blending colors and textures one of a kind scenes will be created. Examples will be provided or you may bring your own photo for inspiration. Once you learn this technique the possibilities are endless. No experience needed. All supplies and instruction is included in the fee of the class.

Date: Monday, February 11, 6:00-9:00PM (6 spots)

Thursday, March 7, 6:00PM - 9:00PM (6 spots)

Location: 264 Centre Street., Danvers, MA

$50